Zeffirino is one of our iconic Heritage Brands. Created in 1939, the concept offers an Italian experience, that has already been enjoyed by celebrities including Frank Sinatra and Pope Francis over the past five decades.

The concept has already started expanding outside of Italy, with restaurants in Santorini, Paris and Monaco.

« I love to explore and constantly create new concepts »


In 1918 in Modena, the Bellonis opened their first restaurant named Trattoria Emiliano. Thenn Zeffirino began his journey into the culinary world in Genoa.
With the intense passion and desire to leave a legacy, the now famous Ristorante Zeffirino opened in 1939, on one of the most glamorous streets in the center of Genoa.


The moment you step into Zeffirino, you’ll be transported in an authentic Italian restaurant inspired by the history of the Zeffirino family and the warmth of Italian hospitality. Combining light almond green, wood and golden hues, Zeffirino is a delightful gem.


At Zeffirino, family and tradition are the underlying principles of success. With an endless creative talent and years-long experience, the Zeffirino family have developed a distinguished art of cooking which combines tradition, innovation and authenticity.
The restaurant is famous for its hand-made, fresh pasta, and their signature « Pesto Genovese » sauce prepared with fresh basil.